Eastern Courier

Shaking up city's cocktail culture gallery

Signature cocktail Rich Heart, made using  Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum.

 Tucked away on a Fort Street corner is a secretive establishment that all cocktail enthusiasts should have on their radar.

Quality softball and cancer fundraiser

Howick softball player Michelle Smith is the daughter of the late Beverley Smith, for whose memory this weekend's annual ...

Howick's Bev Smith Memorial softball tournament this weekend raises awareness of breast cancer.

Local board settles into its work

The Howick Local Board for this term: (back row) John Spiller, Jim Donald, Garry Boles, Bob Wichman; (front row) Adele ...

After the commotion of a member's abrupt resignation, the Howick Local Board settles into its business.

Breast cancer survivors wanted

Pink Dragons meet twice a week and compete over summer, but are desperate for new members to stay afloat.

"Here we are showing people there can be life after breast cancer."

Dancers going to Cinderella's ball

Hannah Monaghan, Gemme Deftereos and Meghan de Kock star as the ugly stepsisters and Cinderella respectively in the 10th ...

Expressions Dance school celebrates its first decade with delightful performances of Cinderella.

Singer's spreading the yuletide joy

Singer Lisa Lorrell is going to dazzle the audiences in the Great Christmas Show in Howick.

Singer Lisa Lorrell stars in the Great Christmas Show and is passionate about bringing the community together.

Parris' hard work paying off gallery video

The scene of star dancer and choregrapher Parris Goebel's debut music single Friday that was released in August.

Parris Goebel's edgy choreography and lucrative dance career are recognised with an Arts Foundation New Generation Award.

Spicing up local sauce market

Chief executive Hetu Shah, and Sohan Karangalpady and Paramveer Basra of the Spice Boyz and Ormiston Senior College, ...

East Auckland's student company of the year is taking mum's secret sauce to the world.

MPs lobbying Grey Power seniors

Labour's Ruth Dyson speaks to the Grey Power Howick and Pakuranga crowd as National's Scott Simpson looks on.

Labour's Ruth Dyson and National's Scott Simpson addressed senior issues at Grey Power.

Brothers win golds in taekwondo gallery

Pakuranga brothers Martyn and Harry Glover both collected gold medals at the Taekwondo New Zealand Nationals.

Speed and agility runs in the blood of the Glover family, with father and two sons donning black belts in taekwondo.

Elderly villagers worried about their residencies

Stevenson Village units have provided comfort and security to residents in a welcoming Howick community for 41 years.

Stevenson Village social housing in East Auckland was put on the market last month, unsettling its retired residents.

Surgical robots way of future

Surgeons Francis Hall and Andrew Cho performed the first trans-oral robotic surgery in New Zealand at Auckland's ...

"This surgery is quite remarkable because within a few weeks I was going for runs again and I was fit as a fiddle a month later."

Police seek armed robber

Police seek Auckland man Kershaw Howard in relation to an armed robbery.

After allegedly robbing a dairy with a shotgun, Auckland man Kershaw Howard is "actively avoiding police".

'Don't go to beach alone'

Two separate men have been reported publicly masturbating at Mellons Bay Beach in east Auckland.

Police warning young women in east Auckland after reports of men masturbating in public.

College invests in visual arts gallery

Pakuranga College principal Michael Williams, ex-student and artist Fiona Amundsen and head of visual arts Frank Woodward.

An East Auckland secondary college invests more than $250,000 in its Visual Arts Department.

New elements added to Christmas show

Performers from the pantomime Missing Morsels in last year's Great Christmas Show: Nathan Bevan, Jacob Carr, Levi ...

The Great Christmas Show is set to be a highlight on East Aucklanders' yuletide calendar.

School delivers to enthusiastic seniors

Joyce Evelyn Gibson (second from right) is learning how to play a Korean drum at the Silver School with her classmates.

A Korean school continues to provide learning opportunities for seniors after four years.

Teens top Chinese language contest

Joape Nagera and Elisa Martin Moses in their performance costumes for the final competition at Chinese Bridge.

Elisa Martin Moses and Joape Nagera impressed judges in China with their knowledge of Mandarin.

Village recognised with national prizes gallery

Metlifecare Highlands Village manager Julie Pelling and head gardener Jacek Andreasik received awards at the national ...

An East Auckland retirement village has stood out above the rest in winning two awards.

Volunteers needed for hospital duty

Volunteers of St John's Friends of the Emergency Department at Middlemore Hospital, Ravee Patel and Peter Gordon.

St John is looking for volunteers for its Friends of the Emergency Department at Middlemore Hospital.

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